- Thursday,September 1,2022
Nonesuch Records looks forward to returning to The Brooklyn Flea Record Fair when it returns to Smorgasburg in Williamsburg's Marsha P. Johnson State Park, next Saturday, September 10, from 11am to 6pm. The event, last held in 2019, is free and includes a record label and independent record store market situated next to Smorgasburg and its delicious food and drink options. Stop by the Nonesuch table then to say hi and pick up copies of your favorite Nonesuch vinyl releases, limited-edition prints, tote bags, and more.Tuesday,August 9,2022
Longtime Warner Bros. Records Chairman Mo Ostin died at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 95 last week. In his tribute to Ostin, Nonesuch Records President David Bither writes: "without him, Nonesuch would not be the same company that it is today."Wednesday,May 18,2022
Two new items of Nonesuch-logo merch are now in the Nonesuch Store: a heather-gray pullover hoodie and t-shirt! Keep cozy while enjoying your favorite albums indoors and on the go in the new heather-gray heavyweight hoodie with a front pocket and fleece interior, made by Lane Seven. And show your love of fine music in style and comfort while sporting the slim-fit, light-weight heather-gray tee made from 100% cotton by Next Level Apparel. These new items join other Nonesuch-logo merch in black: a t-shirt, zip-up hoodie, tote bag, hat, mug, slipmat, and buttons. Orders also include a free Nonesuch sticker to boot.Thursday,March 10,2022
Cornetist, composer, and educator Ron Miles died at his home in Denver, Colorado, on Tuesday, March 8, due to complications from polycythemia vera, a rare blood disorder, at the age 58. He can be heard on several Nonesuch recordings, performing with Joshua Redman on the 2018 Grammy-nominated album Still Dreaming and with Bill Frisell on History, Mystery (2008), Blues Dream (2001), and Quartet (1996).Wednesday,June 10,2020National Independent Venue Association Reports 90% of Independent Venues Could Close Permanently Due to COVID-19
The National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), formed at the onset of the COVID-19 shutdown and now comprising nearly 2,000 members in all 50 states and Washington, DC, has released the results of a survey in which 90% of its members report that they will be forced to close forever if the shutdown lasts six months or longer without federal support. NIVA reports that the existing Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), even with recent modifications, will not save independent venues, as it leaves fixed costs, even when venues are not permitted to open, and has released a new set of policy requests.Monday,June 1,2020
We join others all over the world in outrage over the violent killing of George Floyd and in condemnation of prejudice and violence. We stand in solidarity with those who refuse to be silent in this moment of crisis. On Tuesday, June 2, Warner Music Group, including Nonesuch Records, is observing Black Out Tuesday, a day to process this tragedy and focus on accountability and change. As part of the ongoing fight for change, Warner Music Group is contributing to Black Lives Matter and others doing crucial work to combat racial injustice. Here are some ways to get involved. Sign the Justice for George Floyd petition. Donate to the official George Floyd Memorial Fund. Donate to organizations like Black Lives Matter, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, ACLU Racial Justice Program, and The Bail Project. Register to vote at HeadCount.org.Monday,May 11,2020
Jazz Coalition, a collective of music industry professionals, musicians, fans, and supporters, has launched a Commission Fund to support artists in the jazz community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Artists are nominated by Jazz Coalition members and selected by a jury of their peers to receive $1,000 commission grants to create new work. When public assembly restrictions are lifted, commission recipients will premiere their new works at coalition member venues. To become a member and nominate an artist for a commission grant, visit jazzcoalition.org and donate. You can hear the NPR Morning Edition feature on the fund here.Saturday,April 18,2020
Record Store Day may have been delayed a bit, but now is a great time to show how we Love Record Stores by shopping online at local independent record stores. Find yours in the US at recordstoreday.com and around the world at recordstores.love.Tuesday,April 14,2020
Ellis Marsalis, who passed away due to complications from COVID-19 earlier this month, spent the last decade of his life doing what he loved—educating underserved children and young musicians—at the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music in the Musicians' Village of New Orleans' Ninth Ward. Nonesuch Records is proud to have contributed to the Center over the decade through sales of the 2005 album Our New Orleans and encourages those who can to help the Center continue its invaluable work by donating at ellismarsaliscenter.org/donate.Tuesday,April 7,2020
We are saddened by the loss of producer Hal Willner, who has died from symptoms consistent with COVID-19 at the age of 64. Nonesuch Records President David Bither offers a remembrance.Monday,March 30,2020
In this age of anxiety, we hope this playlist—fourteen hours of songs from some forty years of Nonesuch recordings—may bring some calm. Available on Spotify and Apple Music.Monday,March 30,2020
Newport Festivals Foundation has established the Newport Festivals Musician Relief Fund to provide financial relief to musicians in the folk and jazz communities experiencing a loss of income as a result of COVID-19, through rapid micro and full grants. The focus and priority of the fund is on artists who have played the Newport Jazz or Folk Festivals and those in the Rhode Island community; all other applications will be considered on a case by case basis.
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